The Prague Rules on the Efficient Conduct of Proceedings in International Arbitration have been formally launched. In this update we consider what impact the Prague Rules are likely to have on international arbitration.
As the Brexit process remains in flux, the UK government has pressed on with its task of publishing draft legislation setting out what will happen in the event of a ‘No Deal’, i.e., with the UK leaving the EU at the end of March 2019 without an agreement being reached.
Interpol, the world’s largest police organisation best known for issuing red notices, has found itself at the centre of media attention.
As brand owners begin to prepare themselves for the possibility of a “no deal” when the UK leaves the EU on 29 March 2019, one issue that should be high on the agenda is a review of IP-related agreements which may be impacted by the UK leaving the EU, whether with or without a deal.
Recently, the European Parliament approved the revised Audiovisual Media Services Directive (revised AVMSD), which extends the scope of regulation to cover video-sharing services such as YouTube, Instagram and Facebook (the existing rules only cover traditional TV broadcasters and video-on-demand services).
HM Land Registry has announced it is partnering with UK software company Methods, who will utilise R3’s blockchain platform (distributed ledger technology), Corda, for the second phase of HM Land Registry’s groundbreaking research and development project, Digital Street.
The recent news that a clinical trial for a heart drug was halted due to Brexit concerns have put in sharp focus the significant uncertainty for the industry as a result of a potential no deal.
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Applications for British citizenship from the 14 “original” EU member countries including Germany, France and Italy have more than tripled since the year before the Brexit referendum, analysis has revealed. Home Office data show that just under 14,000 nationals from the so-called EU14 group applied for citizenship in the year to June 2017, compared with
Following his landmark decision in Unwired Planet v Huawei in April 2017 (discussed in our recent edition of Inside IP), Birss J has now issued his remedies judgment granting a new form of injunction: a ‘FRAND injunction’.